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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Breathtaking, Stunning, Luxurious, Relaxing, Romantic. These are just a few of the terms that come to mind. We stayed in an Ocean Front Club level room. The room was fabulous! The view was stunning, we enjoyed the evening bagpipes and the smoky warmth rising from the fire pits from the balcony of our room. The Club level offerings exceeded expectations...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Patricia T, We couldn’t have said it better ourselves, Patricia! All of those words should encompass a visit to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, and it is simply wonderful to know that you enjoyed such a pleasant experience. A stay on the Club level should be unsurpassed, what with the plentiful food offerings, personalized service, and intimate ambiance found...

Oakland, CA
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

This is third time at this hotel. It's been refurbished and the guest rooms and public spaces are beautiful. This is a resort in every sense of the word and the setting is world class. The spa is one of the best anywhere. It is one of my favorites and I'd make a trek just for this amenity. The place...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear TomBOak, It is a true delight to hear from a returning guest who has enjoyed each and every experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. We hope that when you enter our grounds, it feels as though you are returning to a hidden gem where you can expect to relax amongst elegance and unparalleled service. We appreciate your suggestions...

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a wonderful resort. It is a great venue to bring the family, have a couples retreat, or for business. If taking the family, children have the opportunity to have a scavenger hunt to win bracelets and a prize at the end of the visit. Take advantage of renting a bike and visiting the entire...

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

This resort sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and is one of the most beautiful and dramatic settings for a hotel. Fireplaces on the ground floor room patios and the s'mores kits were a wonderful touch. One of the Golf courses that adjoins the hotel property has several beautiful holes that run high above the Pacific, but even...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jim E, Thank you for your review. You paint a beautiful picture of what a stay on our resort can be like. Your recommendation for a ground floor room that overlooks the ocean is not unfounded, as the Northern California sunsets are truly something to behold. As you note, this setting also makes for incredible golf on our two...

Happy Valley, Oregon
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 4 nights for a business conference and was supremely impressed. First would be the people...all were exceptionally helpful and friendly in a genuine way. The room itself, actually a suite (#471) was wonderful: large, great view, great amenities, super comfortable bed, even a telescope. The hotel restaurant and room service were also exceptional. Just a wonderful place to...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jim A, Thank you for reviewing your stay for business at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, it is wonderful to now that the service you received was the highlight to your stay. We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled personalized service in a beautiful setting, and we are glad that this is exactly what you received. Thoughtful touches like telescopes...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went on trip on the PCH, between San Fransisco and LA, to celebrate our anniversary. We stayed in 5 luxury hotels, and the Ritz was by far the best of the 5 ! The views were amazing, the service exceptional and the room was beautiful. The hotel gave us bikes to go on a ride, and...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear porcaoverde, Thank you for stopping along the PCH to join us at The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay. What a wonderful way to celebrate your anniversary, and we are delighted we could have a part in your special occasion. One of the best ways to enjoy our unique location along the coast is by bike, and we are pleased you...

Chicago
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My family and I recently returned from a three-night stay at the Ritz in Half Moon Bay. Like our last visit two years ago, everything was spectacular. Everyone from the bell captains to the front desk staff to the management make such a special effort to create a personalized stay for guests. They do this by greeting guests by name,...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear AFChicago, Thank you for your continued loyalty to The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. It is always an honor to welcome guests back to the resort, especially for a stay on the Club Level. As you mention, it is the perfect way to enhance your experience. Its exclusive service and amenities make it an intimate escape in itself and we...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The view from our room was the ocean and the golf course, Beautiful. We were on the second floor with a balcony, nice room. Bottom floor has the fire pits, also there is several community fire pits, very nice. The food is not up to par for the class of the hotel and the price they charge. We were quests...

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear unicorn11500, We appreciate the opportunity to learn more about your experience at our resort while attending the ParkWest Fine Arts Auction. We hope the event was a success, and you enjoyed returning to your room overlooking the Pacific in the evenings. When you stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, every aspect of your stay should be exceptional, be...

Mitchell, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

This property is gorgeous. The rooms are immaculate. The service is exceptional. The property itself is amazing with beautiful views of the ocean. We had an ocean facing room. It was great. We went for a walk along the trail - the trail was well maintained. We also used the spa - complimentary as part of the hotel resort fee....

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Ritz-CarltonHMB, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, responded to this review

Dear perthcountytraveller, Thank you for your kind words and for your recent stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. As you noted, our unique location, nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, and breathtaking views are what make a stay at our resort so memorable. We're so pleased that you enjoyed so much of what we have...

Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is one of my favorite Ritz-Carlton properties, which carries a great sense of European castle's style. Even though the hotel is far away from city, it arranges activities to keep you entertained - we got to make our own s'more at one night. The restaurant is great and no need to bother finding somewhere else to eat.

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Dear Rebecca L, Thank you for choosing The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay for your recent trip, and for taking the time to write a review. As you noted, first-class entertainment in a spectacular location is what makes our name synonymous with luxury, and we're thrilled that you had a fantastic stay and found the food so outstanding. Along with...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, an elite golf and spa resort hotel. With two distinct guest room experiences from the guest houses to our main building, the hotel highlights the beauty of the Northern California coast with a modern and elegant decor. ... more   less 

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Address: 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Region: United States > California > Half Moon Bay
Price Range: €606 - €957 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 261
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Also Known As:
The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Hotel Half Moon Bay
Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
Ritz Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton
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#1 Family Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Half Moon Bay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Half Moon Bay
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“We loved our ocean view with a fire pit! I was out there day and night enjoying the fire that over looked the 18th hole of the old course.”
 of 5 bubbles 642emilyj, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“South side rooms have great views of the Ocean golf course and of the ocean, itself..”
 of 5 bubbles czechchickfb, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose sea view room, some rooms are directly on the parking”
 of 5 bubbles durian75, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“there are fire pit rooms and rooms with ocean views...”
 of 5 bubbles MAC81667, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upgrades, you'll be happier if you can see the ocean, or can get a room with a walk out fire pit.”
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